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incorrect password

I'm trying to log in from a different machine than my usual one. Firefox says I am using the incorrect password. I have quadruple checked the spelling of my user name … (read more)

I'm trying to log in from a different machine than my usual one. Firefox says I am using the incorrect password. I have quadruple checked the spelling of my user name (email address) and my primary password. I am definitely entering them correctly on the new machine yet firefox insists it is wrong. I checked the password in the account settings of my usual machine, under "accounts.firefox" on Firefox's Lockwise (aka logins & passwords) page and indeed I am using the correct email & password. I also searched my email to make sure that I did not change my password and forgot that I had done so. So how can this be?

Asked by KalaDude 19 hours ago

Last reply by KalaDude 20 minutes ago

Address bar search and suggestions not working

I updated firefox with the Update Manager in Linux Mint to version "82.0+linuxmint4+ulyana". The address bar doesn't give any suggestions (for example when partially typ… (read more)

I updated firefox with the Update Manager in Linux Mint to version "82.0+linuxmint4+ulyana".

The address bar doesn't give any suggestions (for example when partially typing "you", "youtube.com" used to show up) and search doesn't go to google search anymore. If I enter just one word as the search term and press enter, it takes 5-6 seconds and I am taken to that website (for example searching "facebook" takes me to facebook.com). Searching something gibberish like "asdasd" takes me to a page to buy that domain). Searching something with a space in it like "asd asd" and pressing enter doesn't do anything. Even clicking the "Go" arrow doesnt do anything.

My history is there in the histroy tab and all the suggestions options in preferences are already set.

Asked by prateek.saini.1999 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Hide the title bar.

I'd like to hide the title bar in Firefox. It takes up valuable on-screen real-estate, and doesn't really serve a purpose (other than showing a web page's full title, whi… (read more)

I'd like to hide the title bar in Firefox. It takes up valuable on-screen real-estate, and doesn't really serve a purpose (other than showing a web page's full title, which I'm not interested in anyway).

In this screenshot, I have Firefox on the left, and Brave on the right. Now, I know it's only about 30 or so vertical pixels, but the title bar in Firefox is taking up a lot of space that could be used for actual web content.

Is there any way to disable this top bar? Or is it baked into the actual program itself?

Asked by tailsnow 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Content of toolbar popup of an addon is not rendered or not visible.

Hi, i recently have a issue, where most of the addons don't show the content of their defined popup. I do the following sequence. - open firefox - add a addon - add it t… (read more)

Hi, i recently have a issue, where most of the addons don't show the content of their defined popup.

I do the following sequence.

- open firefox - add a addon - add it to the toolbar - click on the icon to access its popup

The popup is then opened and the outline of it's size is most likely correctly calculated, but the content is missing.

The reference Addons are passff, with no Content SakaKey, with an partial rendering HTTPSEverywhere, with the full content and the expected behaviour.

I tried to reset the browser via the about:support page, no change. I restarted in safe mode. That was kind of pointless, because without addons, there are no icons to click at^^.

I created a fresh profile, also no change. So i downloaded the latest nightly, started with a fresh profile, and installed one addon, still not working.

I fickled with the browser-style property in the manifest.json of passff, and set it to true, but again it still shows no content.

What is most likely missing on the shared data, i run Ubuntu 20.04 with i3 as a window manager.

Has anyone a idea what i am missing?

Asked by Manu.Bernza 3 hours ago

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Accessing login information from one private window to other private window

I have logged into my gmail from one private window. Then I opened another private window to login to my other gmail account. I have found that the new private window is … (read more)

I have logged into my gmail from one private window. Then I opened another private window to login to my other gmail account. I have found that the new private window is logged into my account (the first one). Should private windows work this way?

Asked by rifatrubayatul 5 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 hours ago

garbled text display towards end of long page

Hi! For quite some time I run Firefox in KDE over wayland using Gentoo package. Recently I enabled webrender to fix bad flickering while loading sites, and while that wor… (read more)

Hi!

For quite some time I run Firefox in KDE over wayland using Gentoo package. Recently I enabled webrender to fix bad flickering while loading sites, and while that worked I now see garbled text display towards the end of longer web pages. I do not remember which Firefox version it was when I switched on webrender, but the issue persists through a few recent Firefox upgrades till my current 81.0.2 (this is Gentoo linux build)

Attached screenshot is of the bottom of this page https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.8.15 While top of page is always good looking, garbled text starts somewhere towards the end of page.

I'm not sure if this is a new issue or the same one as in bug 1667534.

Is there any easy option to fix this, or this should be filed as new bug?

Asked by igor.v.kovalenko 2 days ago

Last reply by igor.v.kovalenko 7 hours ago

disable automatic updates in 81

I cant seem to be able to disable automatic updates. Firefox updates automaticly in background at work and then crashes my tab and all my work gets lost when it has to u… (read more)

I cant seem to be able to disable automatic updates. Firefox updates automaticly in background at work and then crashes my tab and all my work gets lost when it has to update. Its really annoying.

Iv tried searching for settings and using about:config, changin app.update.auto to false. It keeps updating anyway...

Asked by ivar.forss 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Firefix home page wont'load, remains blank

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I reall… (read more)

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I really need it.

Asked by ayush.ram691 18 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

Firefox release 59 for raspberry pi for Kaios development

Firefox release 59 for raspberry pi for Kaios development. We are a young non profit startup and we use raspberry pi as our primary computer for development. We found fir… (read more)

Firefox release 59 for raspberry pi for Kaios development. We are a young non profit startup and we use raspberry pi as our primary computer for development. We found firefox for raspberry pi but it is the latest version. We want release 59 as only that suppor webdev needed for kaios development

Asked by dev.hellonuh 13 hours ago

Is there a way to get Firefox to stop asking for smart card PIV/CCID/OpenPGP PINs on startup?

I've been trying to figure out if there is a way to stop Firefox from continually asking for the PINs to smartcards that it discovers through p11-kit-proxy with pcscd. E… (read more)

I've been trying to figure out if there is a way to stop Firefox from continually asking for the PINs to smartcards that it discovers through p11-kit-proxy with pcscd. Everytime I start firefox I am currently unloading the module to prevent Firefox from asking me for the PINs to smartcards it does not need access to

Asked by thesunistoolong 21 hours ago

UI responsiveness issues - Linux + high GPU usage

Hi! I'm posting this in hopes of getting help with a UI responsiveness problem that seems specific to Linux when GPU usage is very high. I use distributed computing throu… (read more)

Hi! I'm posting this in hopes of getting help with a UI responsiveness problem that seems specific to Linux when GPU usage is very high. I use distributed computing through BOINC when weather is cold enough to allow it, but I've noticed that when my GPU is working on a task, Firefox is very unresponsive in most regards; scrolling lags behind my actual inputs, it takes longer to render new pages, and videos have issues like video/audio desync and audio stuttering.

That would seem normal to me considering my system resources are in heavy use, except for two things: these issues do not occur in Blink-based browsers (I've temporarily switched to Brave because of this issue), and more relevantly, they only occur in Firefox in Linux, not Windows Firefox.

I have already checked if this is because of settings or extensions by creating a new blank profile (which I am using right now), and that's not it - turning off hardware acceleration doesn't help either.

I see the Troubleshooting Information dump has a lot of system and hardware data in it, but I'd be happy to provide more details if needed. Thanks!

Asked by VII.rosa 21 hours ago

Hik Vision No plugin detected.

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected. In the s… (read more)

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected.

In the suppliers help I get works with Windows and Firefox 52 and above.

I'm on Linux Pop OS using Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by graham35 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Problem with getting rid of all the "Cashed Web Content" using the appropriate commands in Preferences Privacy & Security

Despite the fact I have set Firefox in permanent private browsing, I routinely have to use the "Clear Data" command to remove cashed web content. I don't like stuff bein… (read more)

Despite the fact I have set Firefox in permanent private browsing, I routinely have to use the "Clear Data" command to remove cashed web content. I don't like stuff being dumped on my hard drive. Recently I have been unable to remove some of this cached web content, initially 32Kb, but now it is up to 752Kb - could this be malware?! How can I find out what it is and how can I remove it?

Asked by petewilson213 1 week ago

Answered by petewilson213 1 day ago

Select which GPU firefox uses for hardware acceleration in a multigpu system

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570 I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use … (read more)

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570

I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use the AMD card for hardware acceleration.

Rationale: My Xorg is configured to only use the RX 570. My GTX1080 is mostly used to pass through to a Windows VM, but occasionally I do use it in Linux so do not want to disable it completely. This is usually seamless, when the card is not in use: When I start up the Windows VM, it unbinds the GTX1080 from the driver and passes the hardware through. When Firefox is running with hardware acceleration enabled, however, it can not unbind the GTX1080. It seems that Firefox is "using" the nvidia card, so I just want to disable that without disabling hardware acceleration entirely.

Asked by parahaps 1 day ago

Open new tab on the left, not on the right of the tab bar

How to set Firefox to open new tabs on the left, not on the right of the tab list? Hyperlink is ok, it opens on the right of the current tab, but not the Ctrl+T or when o… (read more)

How to set Firefox to open new tabs on the left, not on the right of the tab list?

Hyperlink is ok, it opens on the right of the current tab, but not the Ctrl+T or when opening link from the pinned tab. Tab is placed to the far right. Current setup is not logical. If pinned tabs (important ones which you visit often) are on the beginning, and the tabs you are actively working on are on the opposite end of the tab bar. You want to open new tabs near the pinned ones.

Asked by #367259 2 days ago

Last reply by #367259 1 day ago

Lost all installed Addons and Theme through update

Firefox did an update today, and restarting it, all my installed addons are gone. On top of that, my personal theme is no longer there. Saved passwords, on the other hand… (read more)

Firefox did an update today, and restarting it, all my installed addons are gone. On top of that, my personal theme is no longer there.

Saved passwords, on the other hand, do not seem to be affected.

Any advice on how to restore the addons, in particular? My current version Firefox 76.0 on Fedora. Any help is appreciated!

Asked by martin 1 day ago

Developer.Android.Com Website messed-up

Hi, has anyone encountered this problem also? The website https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/application-element display is messed-up. Please check the … (read more)

Hi, has anyone encountered this problem also? The website https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/application-element display is messed-up. Please check the attached images. I'm running Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) on Ubuntu.

Asked by rslaranjo 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 day ago

La ventana emergente para hacer examenes de mi aula online vibra de arriba a abajo ininterrumpidamente

Hola. Tenco el explorador Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) para ubuntu canonical 1.0 ... mi S.O. es Ubuntu 16.04 LTS con todas las actualizaciones que han salido hasta el momento.… (read more)

Hola. Tenco el explorador Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) para ubuntu canonical 1.0 ... mi S.O. es Ubuntu 16.04 LTS con todas las actualizaciones que han salido hasta el momento...

Cada vez que me meto en mi aula online https://campusonline.cesurformacion.com/my/ La ventana emergente para hacer examenes de mi aula online vibra o se mueve rápidamente de arriba a abajo ininterrumpidamente con lo que es dificil seleccionar despues una opción como cerrar la ventana aunque lo consigo a duras penas... Les agradecería que me ayudaran a resolver este problema, Un Saludo

Asked by fjavierml73 1 day ago

Ubuntu opens portal everytime to open downloaded file

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer… (read more)

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer. Now I get a pop-up telling me the Portal "Open with" is ready which then presents me with a set of options for where to open the file. I have looked around for anyone else with this problem but haven't found anyone.

Additional info: If I use the show enclosing folder feature it actually shows me a temp folder (image attached)

Asked by btickell 1 day ago